Supplementary Order Paper No 425

No 425

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Victims of Crime Reform Bill


Proposed motion to divide Bill into 4 Bills

Hon Judith Collins, in Committee, to move as follows:

That the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, and Part 1 be a separate Bill, and that the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, and the Part 1 heading be replaced with:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Victims' Rights Amendment Act 2014.

2 Commencement
  • (1) Section 30 comes into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

    (2) The rest of this Act comes into force 6 months after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

That Part 2 be a separate Bill, and that the Part 2 heading be replaced with:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 2014.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force 6 months after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

That Part 3 be a separate Bill, and that the Part 3 heading be replaced with:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Parole Amendment Act 2014.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force 6 months after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

That Part 4 be a separate Bill, and that the Part 4 heading be replaced with:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Sentencing Amendment Act 2014.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force 6 months after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper divides the Victims of Crime Reform Bill into the following 4 Bills:

  • Victims' Rights Amendment Bill:

  • Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Bill (No 4):

  • Parole Amendment Bill (No 2):

  • Sentencing Amendment Bill (No 2).